McCafferty Joins MDS

MDS has appointed Ben McCafferty as SVP of Sales & Alliances. Reporting to the CEO, Ben has global responsibility for driving MDS sales growth and international expansion.

McCafferty’s role will engage service providers in thinking about how they will approach digital transformation and includes a focus on the increased demand for Managed Service and cloud, which MDS is well positioned to take advantage of. Partnerships will also be a key growth area for the business and a way to deliver even more value to customers.

McCafferty joins MDS from Redknee, a global BSS provider, where he was Head of Sales and responsible for growth in the Middle East and Africa markets.

Previously, McCafferty was VP Global Sales for Volubill, a provider of real-time charging and policy solutions, serving mobile and fixed-line Service Providers, acquired by CSG.

“I am excited to join MDS,” stated McCafferty. “A strong product, innovative customers, expert in-house team and an established private cloud services delivery model, provide a proven combination for Digital Service Providers (DSPs). I believe that MDS is perfectly positioned to enable Service Providers seeking transformation to a cloud-based DSP business, and I am looking forward to supporting MDS’ customers and driving international growth with strategic partners.”

“Ben is a successful and dynamic sales leader,” said MDS CEO, Mark Edwards. “He has the relationships, track record and know-how to identify and close complex contracts with Digital Service Providers around the world. Ben’s real-time charging background and customer skills are well aligned to MDS objectives. We are delighted to bring him on board.”

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